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Love and Other Long Dead Predators

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By Joe Giglio, Chattertons Love is a velociraptor a long dead predator we’ve only seen the remnants of. And I’m Dr. John Hammond, trying to bring it back out of a mix of great desire, a moneymaking scheme, and it will be my undoing- or maybe it won’t. Sure his life work was destroyed, but…

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Objective look: no present without past

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We’re trained to think success, growth and advancement come from relentlessly looking forward. In its preparative nature, college seems to deem the past dead, the future a commodity – something I’ve pandered to completely. My entire undergrad, I unilaterally thought of my future in a big city, with towers overhead and my mountainous upbringing behind…

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Catholic Church coverup exposed on Netflix

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Sister Cathy Cesnik was a beloved teacher at a Catholic school in Baltimore, Maryland. On Nov. 7, 1969, Sister Cathy went missing. It wasn’t until almost 25 years later that stories of a potential cover-up of her death started to emerge. The seven episode Netflix documentary series, “The Keepers” follows two of Sister Cathy’s students.…

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CAB offers trip to NYC

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Due to student interest, the Campus Activities Board chose to offer two bus trips to New York City this semester, giving those who didn’t attend the first another opportunity to explore the city. The first New York City trip this semester, which took place on Sept. 30, sold out within four days. For this reason,…

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Hype up the holidays with beloved jams

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By Jenna Cosentino, Staff Writer The holidays are in full swing and with the stress of finals coming up, Christmas is going to be here before you know it. It may not feel like the holidays are here, but blasting classic Christmas songs will surely get you in the spirit. Take the time out of…

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A song that I am listening to

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By Matthew Petit, Contributing Writer My love, is a little beast crouching in the woods near a grove. The sycamore trees yawn at her presence; the sun dapples against her brown fur. When I visit her, she holds out her black hands, cupped, wanting a crumb. Instead, I give her an apple. Do you like…

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Warm outfits with fall colors

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By Jenna Cosentino, Staff Writer Thanksgiving is less than a week away Since the holiday approached this quickly, you probably haven’t thought about what you’re going to wear, if you’re anything like me. Not everyone celebrates Thanksgiving the same. Some people might have a giant family dinner at a relative’s house or an intimate family…

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Ragnarok differs from other Marvel films

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“Thor: Ragnarok,” is the Marvel movie that every other Thor movie should have followed the formula to. The film is funny, clever and follows elements of a superhero movie, but also ties in elements of a comedy film, as well. A team of talented actors helped make this film a change of stigma surrounding superhero…

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Students and faculty welcome at MCCFM

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By Natalie Forster, Staff Writer St. Bonaventure, the man this university was named after, spent an incredible amount of time on the idea of community and brotherhood. The friars and staff thought that it would be fitting to host their own dinner to spread the joy of the holidays for students unable to go home…

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Objective look: an unbiased candidacy

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Last Tuesday, America saw a glimmer of hope. For Virginians, residents were locked into a promise of change – and not via interlocked pinkies. It was a political promise, one made by Danica Roem, ’06, who secured her seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Roem is a Bona’s graduate, and one I was fortunate…

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Netflix series highlights crime in the ‘70s

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Fans of cinematography will find themselves anxiously waiting for a season two premiere of Mindhunter, a new original series by Netflix. The release of Mindhunter season one was released on Oct. 13, but with only 10 episodes, the finale feels abrupt. In contrast to that feeling, the acting and directing phenomenally grasp viewers with every…

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Single celebrates Day of the Dead

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Although the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration ended Nov. 2, Fall Out Boy celebrates the Mexican holiday in the new video for “HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T.” Fall Out Boy tweeted the video early Wednesday morning with the caption, “It’s Time to Wake Up the Dead and Dance.” “HOLD ME TIGHT…

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Bonaventure’s approach to Title IX

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By Natalie Forster, Staff Writer After recent sexual assault allegations against Hollywood figures, questions are arising across the country about how sexual assault currently is and should be handled. The St. Bonaventure University Gender-Based Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct Policy states, “At St. Bonaventure University, affirmative consent is outlined as a knowing, voluntary and mutual decision…

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Bona’s is heating up with alum’s “formula”

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A family recipe, 20 years in the making, has ignited Bonaventure’s taste buds. Ron Welch, ’17, has made himself at home in Allegany selling his national award-winning hot sauce: Formula 47 and recently partnered with local business Mangia’s Pizza 2.0. Far from Lancaster, California, Welch’s hometown, Formula 47 has rooted him to Western New York.…

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OK

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It’s ok, You’re ok. You have to stay ok You’re always ok. Things don’t bother you, because why should they. It will always be ok, and that’s ok. It has to be ok. If you’re not ok, who will be. Take the shot, bear the blow It’s your place, it’s always been your place. Know…

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ASIA’s Diwali Performance

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By Natalie Forster, Staff Writer On Nov. 7, Asian Students in Action hosted their annual Diwali show in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. People from different backgrounds gathered to celebrate life through the story of a classic Disney movie. Based around The Jungle Book, the show focused on the traditional Asian dancing,…

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Foundation hosts comedy event to raise money

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By Faith Topolski Contributing Writer Good Times of Olean will be hosting a comedy event presented by The ReHabilitation Foundation to offer opportunities to those with special needs on Saturday, Nov. 4. The ReHabilitation Foundation was founded to help financially support the ReHabilitation Center that was established in 1957. The foundation, in addition to supporting…

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